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Review: could Niacin cause Thin blood (Thrombocytopenia )?

We study 5,764 people who have side effects while taking Niacin from FDA and social media. Among them, 54 have Thin blood. Find out below who they are, when they have Thin blood and more.

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Niacin

Niacin (latest outcomes from 6,308 users) has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Thin blood

Thin blood (latest reports from 236,999 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 5,764 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin. Among them, 54 people (0.94%) have Thin Blood.

Trend of Thin blood in Niacin reports

Time on Niacin when people have Thin blood * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Thin blood0.00%0.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%66.67%

Gender of people who have Thin blood when taking Niacin * :

FemaleMale
Thin blood13.21%86.79%

Age of people who have Thin blood when taking Niacin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Thin blood0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%4.44%0.00%13.33%82.22%

Severity of Thin blood when taking Niacin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Thin blood ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. High density lipoprotein decreased (5 people, 9.26%)
  2. Cellulitis (4 people, 7.41%)
  3. Traumatic haemorrhage (4 people, 7.41%)
  4. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (3 people, 5.56%)
  5. Hypercholesterolaemia (2 people, 3.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Simvastatin (15 people, 27.78%)
  2. Aspirin (11 people, 20.37%)
  3. Potassium chloride (11 people, 20.37%)
  4. Folic acid (9 people, 16.67%)
  5. Zoloft (8 people, 14.81%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • intermittent, no physical explanation, no rashes, no hives, etc.

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  • From this study (7 days ago):

  • I was diagnosed with Hypothyroidism in Sept. 2012 after 6 yrs. of taking Tramadol 50mg. I had gotten it under control using Red Yeast Rice 200mg 3 times a day, Niacin, and Multi-vitamin with iodine. I was told to eat more fish and add iodized salt to my diet which I had done. Then after starting the Pantoprazole my thyroid test came back showing my TSH and T3 were abnormal again. My doctor had me stop the Pantoprazole. Now I'm starting to think that it's the Tramadol and that the Pantoprazole only made things worse for me. I'm looking into Iodine supplements now to help my thyroid.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • Just started a few days ago with pain in eyes when first going into bright light. Last less than a minute.

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